Praia Grande

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Very good! Nice but if you have time try Ericeira

Its a nice atmosphere, somteimes its very crowded, but if you are a good surfer you are not going to have any problems.

Additional Info:
The beach has a lot of spots. Depending on the bottoms in that day and the tide. Normally you have a left in the left side of the beach, in the center you a triangule that breaks to both sides, and then u have the famous pool right that is very powerful. the wave is fast in the drop and in the low tide opens good tubes. If the swell is good the high tide gives good waves for body boarding. Its a nice spot, with waves all over the year.


There a lot of ways to get there depending where you are. The most fun drive is from Cascais (guincho) in direction to cabo da roca along the montains and the coast, the view is fantastic! You just have folow the signal. Stop in the "miradouro" for a picture and go on.

have fun

WalkInstant access (<5 min)
Public accessYes
4x4 requiredUnknown
Boat requiredUnknown
Wave Characteristics
TypeBeach break
DirectionRight and left
PowerFast, Powerful
FrequencyVery consistent (150+ days/year)
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Ideal Conditions
Wind directionEast
Swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest
Swell sizeLess than 3ft - 8ft+
TideAll tides
Tide movementRising and falling tides
WeekFew surfers




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